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SMC7004BR

User Guide

The information furnished by SMC Networks, Inc. (SMC) is believed to be accurate and reliable. However, no responsibility is assumed by SMC for its use, nor for any infringements of patents or other rights of third parties which may result from its use. No license is granted by implication or otherwise under any patent or patent rights of SMC. SMC reserves the right to change specifications at any time without notice.

Copyright © 2000 by

SMC Networks, Inc.

6 Hughes, Irvine, CA 92618 All rights reserved.

Trademarks:

SMC is a registered trademark; and SMC7004BR is a registered trademark of SMC Networks, Inc. Other products and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

FCC Interference Statement:

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against radio interference in a commercial environment. This equipment can generate, use and radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions in this manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause interference, in which case the user, at his own expense, will be required to take whatever measures are necessary to correct the interference.

CE Declaration of Conformity:

This equipment complies with the requirements relating to electromagnetic compatibility, EN 55022/A1 Class B, and EN 50082-1.This meets the essential protection requirements of the European Council Directive 89/336/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the member states relation to electromagnetic compatibility.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction .............................................................................................................

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1.1

Functions and Features .............................................................................................

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1.2 Packing List...............................................................................................................

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Chapter 2 Hardware Installation..............................................................................................

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2.1. Panel Layout.............................................................................................................

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2.2. Installation Requirements........................................................................................

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2.3. Procedure for Hardware Installation.......................................................................

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Chapter 3 Network Settings and Software Installation.......................................................

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3.1

Setting your computer network settings properly ................................................

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3.2

Install the Software into Your Computers .............................................................

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Chapter 4 Configuring the SMC7004BR.............................................................................

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4.1

Startup and Log in ..................................................................................................

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4.2 Status.......................................................................................................................

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4.3 Toolbox ...................................................................................................................

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4.4 Primary Setup .........................................................................................................

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4.5 DHCP Server..........................................................................................................

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4.6

Virtual Server .........................................................................................................

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4.7 Special AP ..............................................................................................................

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4.8

Access Control .......................................................................................................

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4.9

Miscellaneous Items...............................................................................................

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Chapter 5 Print Server...........................................................................................................

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5.1 Configuring on Windows 95/98 Platforms...........................................................

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5.2 Configuring on Windows NT Platforms...............................................................

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5.3

Configuring on Unix based Platforms ..................................................................

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Appendix A: Console Mode.................................................................................................

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Appendix B: TCP/IP Configuration for Windows 95/98 ...................................................

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B.1 Installing TCP/IP protocol into your PC..............................................................

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B.2 Setting TCP/IP protocol to work with the SMC7004BR....................................

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Appendix C: Installation Guide For Specific ISP ...............................................................

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C.1 @Home ..................................................................................................................

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C.2 MediaOne...............................................................................................................

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Congratulations on your purchase of the SMC7004BR. This product is specifically designed for small office and home office needs. It provides a complete SOHO solution for Internet surfing and for sharing office resources. Step-by-stepinstructions make installation easy. Before installing and using this product, please take the time to read this manual for complete operating information.

1.1 Functions and Features

Broadband modem and IP sharing

-connects multiple computers to a broadband (cable or DSL) modem or an Ethernet router to surf the Internet.

Auto-sensingEthernet Switch

-equipped with a 4-port10/100Mbpsauto-sensingEthernet switch.

VPN supported

-supports multiple PPTP sessions and allows you to set up VPN server and VPN clients.

Printer sharing

-embeds a print server to allow all of the networked computers to share one printer.

Firewall

-all unwanted packets from outside intruders are blocked to protect your Intranet.

DHCP server supported

-all of the networked computers can retrieve TCP/IP settings automatically from the SMC7004BR.

Web-basedconfiguring

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- configurable through any networked computer’s web browser using Netscape or

Internet Explorer.

Access Control supported

-allows you to assign different access right for different users.

Virtual Server supported

-enables you to expose WWW, FTP and other services on your LAN to be accessible to Internet users.

User-DefinableApplication Sensing Tunnel

-users can define the attributes to support the special applications requiring multiple connections such as Internet gaming, video conferencing, Internet telephony, et al. Then this product can sense the application type and open a multi-porttunnel for it.

DMZ Host supported

-allows a networked computer to be fully exposed to the Internet; this function is used when the special application sensing tunnel feature is insufficient to allow an application to function correctly.

1.2Packing List

SMC7004BR Broadband Router

Installation CD

Power adapter

Two CAT-5UTP Ethernet cables

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Chapter 2 Hardware Installation

2.1. Panel Layout

2.1.1. Front Panel

Figure 2-1Front Panel

1 - 4 LAN port socket(RJ-45).These are where you will connect to devices on your local area network. (adapter, hub, or switch, e.g.)

2.1.2. Rear Panel

 

Figure 2-2Rear Panel

PRINT

Parallel port connector (25-pinsD-typefemale). This is where you

 

connect the shared printer.

WAN

WAN port socket (RJ-45).This is where you connect to your Cable or

 

DSL modem or an Ethernet router.

COM

Serial port connector (9-pinsD-typemale). This is where you connect

 

your 56K modem. (This port is also a console port.)

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2.1.3. Top Panel

Figure 2-3Top Panel

LAN Port 1-4 LAN port indicators,Green. The LED flashes when the LAN port is

 

sending or receiving data.

WAN

WAN port indicator, Green. The LED flashes when the WAN port is

 

sending or receiving data.

M1

System status indicators, Orange. M1 flashes once per second to

 

indicate the system is functioning properly.

2.1.4. Left Side Panel

Figure 2-4Left Side Panel

1. Power Power inlet. This is where you connect the included power adapter.

Note: The included power adapter is DC 5V/1A. Using the wrong type of power adapter may cause damage.

2. Switch

Power switch.

2.2. Installation Requirements

The SMC7004BR can be positioned at any convenient place in your office or home. No

special wiring or cooling requirements are needed. You should, however comply with the

following guidelines:

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Place product on a flat horizontal plane.

Keep product away from any heating devices.

Do not place product in a dusty or wet environment.

The recommended operational specifications of this product are:

Temperature

0 oC ~ 55oC

 

 

Humidity

5 % ~ 90 %

 

 

You should also remember to turn off the power, remove the power cord from the outlet, and keep your hands dry when you install the hardware.

2.3. Procedure for Hardware Installation

1.Set up LAN connection: Connect an Ethernet cable from your computer’s Ethernet adapter to one of the LAN ports.

Figure 2-5Setup of LAN connections for this product.

2.Set up WAN connection: Prepare an Ethernet cable for connecting this product to your Cable/DSL modem or Ethernet backbone. Figure2-6illustrates the WAN connection.

3.Connecting the SMC7004BR with your printer: Use the printer cable to connect to the printer port of this product.

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Figure 2-6Setup of WAN and Printer connections for this product.

4.Power on:

Connect the power cord to power inlet and turn the power switch on. The SMC7004BR will automatically enter the self-testphase. When it is in this phase, the indicator M1 will light up for about 5 seconds, and then M1 will flash 3 times to indicate that theself-testoperation is complete. Finally, the M1 will continuously flash once per second to indicate that this product is operating normally.

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